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or less commonly bipectinated
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: having two margins toothed like a comb
used especially of the antennae of certain moths
: branched like a feather on both sides of a main shaft
the organ of smell in certain snails is bipectinate

Word History


bi- entry 1 + pectinate

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“Bipectinate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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